Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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aleatory pertaining to or depending on luck, chance, or contingency.
appurtenance (plural) equipment or instruments used for a given purpose; gear.
cyst a small pouch within body tissue that is filled with fluid or air. Some cysts are connected with serious disease, but most are not harmful at all.
disaffection an absence or loss of good will, faith, or loyalty, especially toward a government, principle, or the like.
doggerel trivial, crudely constructed verse.
glut a greater supply or amount than is needed.
guru in a cult or religious movement, a spiritual guide or leader, sometimes believed to be divine.
iatrogenic caused by a physician or medical treatment, especially from drugs or surgery.
lattice a flat framework made with strips of wood or other material. The strips cross each other and have open spaces in between. A lattice is often used as a screen on a porch or in a garden.
mendicant living on charity; begging.
opiate something that induces relaxation, calm, or stupor.
preferment the act of promoting or being promoted to a higher position or office.
raffish carelessly unconventional or disreputable, sometimes appealingly so.
transpose to exchange the position or order of (two things).
vitiate to harm the quality of; mar; spoil.